Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt’s cinema was prolific from the 1940s to the 1960s, a time when the stars of the silver screen captivated a generation of movie-goers. But the films’ soundtracks were just as much a part of the appeal of these Arab cinema classics, and the man behind the vibrant rhythms of more than 350 movies was … Read more Ali Ismael: Egypt’s Musical Maestro | Al Jazeera World

Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Egyptians are accusing the government of putting their lives at risk by building a flyover so close to their apartment block near the capital, Cairo. The transport minister said residents who want to move will be compensated. But many Egyptians say the project is yet another example of corruption within the government. Al Jazeera’s Victoria … Read more Egypt flyover ‘a threat to residents’ lives’

Egypt receives largest quantity of COVID-19 medical aid from China

Egypt on Saturday received a new batch of medical aid from China to help fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The third batch of medical supplies, weighing over 35 tons, arrived at Cairo International Airport as the North African country’s tally of COVID-19 cases hit 11,719 with 491 new cases. #China #Egypt #Coronavirus Subscribe to us … Read more Egypt receives largest quantity of COVID-19 medical aid from China

Egyptian mother teaches children life skills amid lockdown

The life of one young family in Egypt’s capital of Cairo has been upended by the lockdown. It’s been especially difficult for the children. The video shows how this mother teaches her children life skills amid the lockdown. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP … Read more Egyptian mother teaches children life skills amid lockdown

Charging rhino, a giant rhododendron, rooftop karate: World in Photos, April 23

ABC News produced another of their “World in Photos” items, for April 23 2020. A look at the top photos from around the globe. ABC News YouTube Channel In the Video Charging Rhino Steven Busulwa runs away from a charging rhino at the Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Center. Heart Shaped Lawn, New York City A … Read more Charging rhino, a giant rhododendron, rooftop karate: World in Photos, April 23

First batch of Chinese medical aid arrives in Cairo

The first batch of medical supplies donated by China to Egypt for curbing the COVID-19 arrived in the capital Cairo on Thursday morning, and it includes 20,000 N95 masks, 10,000 protective suits and 10,000 testing kits as well as other items. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 … Read more First batch of Chinese medical aid arrives in Cairo

Pets abandoned by owners in Egypt due to coronavirus transmission fears

Some Egyptians are abandoning their pets based on rumours that the animals could transmit COVID-19 to their owners, Egyptian animal care workers say. An animal welfare organisation says the number of rescued pets from the streets is large, about two to three a day. “We always follow the scientific opinion of the WHO (World Health … Read more Pets abandoned by owners in Egypt due to coronavirus transmission fears

Egypt opens passage for Palestinians to enter Gaza

In Egypt, the Rafah passage was opened this week to allow stranded Palestinians to return to the Gaza strip. The Palestinian embassy in Cairo said it has a list of stranded travelers and only those on the list will be allowed to cross. Adel El Mahrouky reports. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Egypt opens passage for Palestinians to enter Gaza

Egypt rolls out disinfection campaign during partial lockdown

#Egypt has been ramping up efforts to #disinfect public places to curb the spread of the COVID-19 with the epidemic control and prevention departments of the Egyptian Agriculture Ministry leading the sterilization efforts in locations around Cairo. Meanwhile, Egypt has imposed a two-week overnight curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., which started on March … Read more Egypt rolls out disinfection campaign during partial lockdown

Do what the pyramid tells you!

Solidarity messages reading “stay home” and “thank you to those keeping us safe” were projected on Egypt’s famed pyramid amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo, on Monday. Footage shows the various messages projected on the pyramid, expressing gratitude for health workers’ efforts to contain the virus. “The first message is … Read more Do what the pyramid tells you!

Rehab Egypt: Edge of Addiction | Al Jazeera World

A group of men embark together on a journey to recovery at a secluded rehabilitation centre in a desert oasis between the Egyptian capital of Cairo and its coastal city of Alexandria. In recovery, they reflect on the events that brought them there. They speak of deteriorating health, ruined relationships, stealing or losing money, life-threatening … Read more Rehab Egypt: Edge of Addiction | Al Jazeera World

Trains collision | 13 injured in Cairo, Egypt

At least 13 people were injured after two trains collided in the Egyptian capital on Thursday. The incident reportedly took place due to unstable weather conditions with heavy rains. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow … Read more Trains collision | 13 injured in Cairo, Egypt

Report on violence against women and girls & other topics – Daily Briefing (04 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council – Syria – Nigeria – Guinea-Bissau – Libya – Girls – Press Conference Tomorrow SECURITY COUNCIL The Security Council met today on South Sudan. The Secretary-General’s Special Representative, David Shearer, highlighted the positive developments that have moved the country further along the … Read more Report on violence against women and girls & other topics – Daily Briefing (04 March 2020)

Egypt holds military funeral for former leader Hosni Mubarak

A military funeral has been held in Cairo for Egypt’s former President Hosni Mubarak. He died on Tuesday at the age of 91. Mubarak was in power for about 30 years until being forced out during the 2011 revolution. Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Egypt holds military funeral for former leader Hosni Mubarak